In July, Fermilab welcomed two new staff members to the Fermilab Office of Chief Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Officer. Sandra Charles, Jimmy McLeod and Jeomar Montelon talked with the Office of Communication about their roles at the lab and what all of us can do to elevate equity, diversity and inclusion at Fermilab.
From Wired, July 14, 2020: Companies and universities have long relied on seminars to reduce racism, despite lackluster results. Maybe institution leaders can salvage the format. Fermilab scientist Brian Nord weighs in on the value of certain diversity-centered activities at academic institutions.
We continue to make the laboratory’s Inclusion Matters workshop offerings available online, and I encourage all who have not yet fulfilled their annual training requirement to take a look at the opportunities below. Some of you have already taken an Inclusion Matters course and may want to learn more on a particular topic. Sign up to participate to discuss physics and disability, person-first language, imposter syndrome, or allyship and bystander intervention.
On Tuesday, April 29, about 100 women gathered online to hear four colleagues share their unique stories and pivotal moments in their careers. Hosted by the Fermilab Women’s Initiative, the Fermilab Young Professionals, and the Fermilab Society of Women Engineers, the third annual Fermilab Women’s Tea Talk event was the first of the series to be hosted virtually.